taste test

Japan’s MOS Burger replaces hamburger buns with lettuce for limited “Natsumi” range

With a choice of meat or soy patty fillings, vegetarians and meat lovers alike will fall in love this healthy fast food option.

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Does Japan’s green tea white wine taste like tea, wine, or something else entirely?【Taste Test】

Once we heard about matcha white wine from Kyoto, we knew we had to try it for ourselves.

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We try “The Dream,” Asahi’s new, purportedly “perfect” beer【Taste Test】

The beverage giant recently released this canned brew in direct response to consumer surveys asking the Japanese public to name its most desired qualities in a beer…

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We try the new matcha McFlurry from McDonald’s Japan【Taste Test】

The green tea-flavoured sweet dessert is filled with traditional Japanese flavours.

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New illy matcha coffee drinks combine green tea with espresso for a limited time

Move over, matcha lattes—it’s time to enjoy real coffee in your green tea with illy’s new cappucino and mocha beverages.

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Eat your way back to school with adorable randoseru Japanese backpack cakes

What better way to start the new school year than with a cake shaped like a Japanese elementary school student’s backpack?

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We try the new full-sized matcha Oreo cookies from Japan

The full-sized Oreo sandwich cookie now comes filled with a delicious green tea matcha cream centre.

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Lola’s Cupcakes and Magnolia Bakery bring out sakura cupcakes in Japan for a limited time

Famous bakeries from London and New York create limited edition cherry blossom cupcakes just for Japan.

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Tokyo cafe’s sakura ice cream has actual flowers mixed in for the ultimate cherry blossom dessert

Whether you’re a diehard anime fan or couldn’t care less about otaku culture, you owe it to yourself to try this new treat in Akihabara.

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Japanese bakery’s giant strawberry cake looks the part, but does it taste it? 【Taste test】

We taste test the latest offering from Ibaraki Prefecture’s Farmkuchen Fukasaku.

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The new Namacha reminds us that not all bottled green teas are created equal 【Taste test】

Kirin’s fresh take on bottled green tea turns our expectations, and frowns, upside down.

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We try Krispy Kreme Japan’s new Easter doughnuts ahead of their release on March 23

Why have chocolate eggs this year when you can have adorable Easter doughnuts instead?

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Is Japan’s new pudding ice cream bar too much deliciousness to handle? 【Taste test】

With winter finally over, it’s time to start gorging ourselves on frozen desserts, starting with this combination of two of everyone’s favorite things: ice cream and pudding!

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New granola flavours from Japan include matcha green tea and corn soup with real bacon pieces

Popular Japanese granola brand releases new series of flavours with some surprisingly delicious ingredients.

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We try the sakura macaron and cherry blossom iced drink from Lindt Japan

Lindt blends its signature chocolate flavour with sakura and pairs it with a delicious macaron for the cherry blossom-viewing season.

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Carl’s Jr. Japan also has a breakfast menu, so of course we had to try it too【Taste Test】

Always hungry for more, we head back to the newly opened Carl’s Jr. in Tokyo to try the fast-food outlet’s morning menu.

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We try Nissin’s newest world flavors-inspired cup noodle: Chili Con Carne【Taste Test】

The newest in the instant noodle giant’s world flavors series of cup noodles promises gooey cheese and a spicy kick. It delivers on one of those things…

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We try the delicious new Japan-only sakura Pepsi【Taste test】

It turns out that Cherry blossom Pepsi tastes as lovely as it looks.

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Chocolatier Max Brenner welcomes spring with pavlova, cherry blossom & delicious green tea pizza

Because there’s no better way to welcome spring than with a sweet serving of sakura and matcha.

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Sakura McFizz and fries with plum seasoning on sale now at McDonald’s

The pink-coloured items are a beautiful way to spruce up the menu for spring.

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